Links 3/14/17

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Links for you. Science:

How the world’s richest doctor gave away millions — then steered the cash back to his company
The deadly connection between prescription painkillers and the economy
By 2030, half the world’s oceans could be reeling from climate change, scientists say
Watch Raindrops Launch Swarms of Bacteria Into the Air
Scott Pruitt denies basic climate science. But most of the outrage is missing the point.

Other:

Vox says left-wing economics won’t defeat Trumpism. Vox is wrong.
The luxury of telling poor people that iPhones are a luxury
This Lesbian’s Boss Walked Her Down The Aisle After Her Dad Refused To (arguably the most neo-liberal headline ever. A decent thing to do though)
D.C.’s housing standards look great on paper — but horrible in practice
As Daylight Saving Starts, Some Ask: Why Fall Back at All?
Metro Has Lost So Many Customers It’s Dragging Down National Ridership Figures (the shitty weekend service has killed Metro)
Is ICE’s Help-Wanted Sign a Welcome Mat for Rogue Applicants, Too?
The Never-Ending War in Afghanistan
Government Logos From Best to Worst, Ranked by Roman Mars
Yes, the media do underreport some terrorist attacks. Just not the ones most people think of.
Lessons From the Fake News Pandemic of 1942
Why Metro Can’t Predict How Many People Will Ride The Trains
The Betrayal of Democracy: On finding Christopher Lasch in a Steve Bannon listicle
Comey Letter Swung Election For Trump, Consumer Survey Suggests
THE PROBLEM ISN’T STEVE KING — IT’S THE NUMBER OF VOTERS WHO AGREE WITH HIM
White supremacism is not nationalism
When will the paranoia end?
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom to propose universal health care in race to succeed Jerry Brown

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One Response to Links 3/14/17

  1. Min says:

    Why ‘fall back’ at all? Well then, why ‘spring forward’ in the first place? Do we really like that much thinking that noon is 1 p.m.?

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